Water Funds: Protecting Water at its Source

The curriculum, designed by the Nature Conservancy's water funds practitioners, consists of 6 categories that represent the phases of a Water Fund. Each phase includes multiple courses that together provide a basic understanding of the key components, expertise, and tasks that are needed to scope, design, operate, and monitor water funds.


Get started by clicking the title of the course below.

You must create an account and login to ConservationTraining.org before accessing these courses.

Need help? Contact ctptraining@tnc.org

Please remember to have pop-ups enabled within your browser for ConservationTraining.org as many lessons open in pop-up windows.

This online course room provides LAR Water Funds Design Workshop participants with the water funds pre-work online training.

Available in English and Spanish.

Welcome to the Water Funds course. This online course room provides you with self-study materials and exercises aimed at helping you learn about Water Funds and getting started with the first step – Feasibility.

Duration: 5 hours